then again I think plain language beats fancy words every time, when possible
unless you're trying to show off or something
jargon is gatekeeping
@Elizafox agglutinative languages are hard
@Elizafox what are the biggest differences between jargon and labels or abbreviations?
Whenever I meet new groups of people (e.g. mastodon) it feels like a lot of “new jargon” in every sentence, but the explanations take a few seconds, and I can’t imagine any conversation without the shorter forms for things
When people are really helpful, it doesn’t feel like jargon, but just shorter words. Is jargon an epithet specifically for stuff that people get toxic when asked to explain?
@nilaky bigger words, not smaller
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